Slide Show: Red Cross Providing Help in Colorado

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    Delia Jimenez, of Evans, Colorado, with her sister and mother Carmen and Guillermina Jimerez from Longmont, walk with Red Cross worker, Jody Weyers, of Green Bay, Wisconsin to show her the state of her home.
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    Emergency response vehicle driver, Vernon “Pete” Peterson, of Kansas, providing gloves and garbage bags to Delia Jimenez, of Evans, Colorado.
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    Red Cross workers, Vernon “Pete” Peterson, of Kansas, Tameln (Tammy) Self, of Hutchinson, Kansas, and Jody Weyers, of Green Bay, Wisconsin provide water to Karen Kesterson, of Evans, Colorado.
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    Red Cross worker, Tameln (Tammy) Self, of Hutchinson, Kansas, providing comfort and support to Tori Rodwell, of Evans, Colorado.
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    Delia Jimenez, of Evans, Colorado reaching out to hug Red Cross worker, Jody Weyers, for her comfort and support.
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    Boy Scout Ben Thatcher takes a sand bag from Red Cross volunteer Mike Baker. Photo by: Kaila Muggli, Red Cross Volunteer
  • Greeley Recreation Center Shelter. Greeley, COShelter entrance.
    Greeley Recreation Center Shelter. Greeley, COShelter entrance. Photo by Hector Emanuel/American Red Cross
  • Cari Brown-Berig from Milliken, CO assisting her friend Steve Garner with getting aid from the American Red Cross.
    Cari Brown-Berig from Milliken, CO assisting her friend Steve Garner with getting aid from the American Red Cross. Photo by Hector Emanuel/American Red Cross
  • Red Cross volunteer talking with Ahrly Ortiz, 9, Saul Ortiz, 7 and Ariana Ortiz, 5.
    Red Cross volunteer talking with Ahrly Ortiz, 9, Saul Ortiz, 7 and Ariana Ortiz, 5. Photo by Hector Emanuel/American Red Cross
  • 8 year old Rayshel Saavedra plays with K.C. , a ten year old dog also staying at shelter.
    8 year old Rayshel Saavedra plays with K.C. , a ten year old dog also staying at shelter. Photo by Hector Emanuel/American Red Cross
  • Dina DelosSantos, 3, claiming her pillow and blanket for the night.
    Dina DelosSantos, 3, claiming her pillow and blanket for the night. Photo by Hector Emanuel/American Red Cross
  • RC volunteer Logan Heath plays with Fernando Vazque (8).
    Red Cross volunteer Logan Heath plays with Fernando Vazque (8). Photo by Hector Emanuel/American Red Cross
  • Red Cross Volunteer Megan Guilder of LaSalle, CO plays with Gabino DelosSantos, 2.
    Red Cross Volunteer Megan Guilder of LaSalle, CO plays with Gabino DelosSantos, 2. Photo by Hector Emanuel/American Red Cross
  • Cody Weeks (6) gets a splinter taken care of by Pat Patrick (nurse practioner) while his Dad Nick Weeks looks on.
    Cody Weeks (6) gets a splinter taken care of by Pat Patrick (nurse practioner) while his Dad Nick Weeks looks on. Photo by Hector Emanuel/American Red Cross
  • Dinner time. Claudia Balbin (13) and Adrian Balbin (5).
    Dinner time. Claudia Balbin (13) and Adrian Balbin (5). Photo by Hector Emanuel/American Red Cross
  • Yael Rocha, 10 and J.J. Rubio, 9 sharing a good laugh in the shelter.
    Yael Rocha, 10 and J.J. Rubio, 9 sharing a good laugh in the shelter. Photo by Hector Emanuel/American Red Cross
  • Local volunteer Megan Guildner holding a sleeping Josue DelosSantos, 1.
    Local volunteer Megan Guildner holding a sleeping Josue DelosSantos, 1. Photo by Hector Emanuel/American Red Cross
The Red Cross is making sure that people in Colorado get the help they need.

The American Red Cross is supporting rescue operations in Colorado by providing food, shelter, relief supplies and comfort to thousands of people forced from their homes by devastating flash flooding.

HOW TO HELP If you would like to help, please consider making a donation today by visiting www.redcross.org, calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or texting the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation. Contributions may also be sent to your local Red Cross chapter or to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37243, Washington, DC 20013.

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About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.

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